A 25 year old man remains in Garda custody this morning after he was arrested in Donegal following a robbery in Derry on Saturday night
PSNI Detective Sergeant Brian Reid said: “We received a report that a shop on Culmore Road had been robbed at knifepoint at around 7.30 pm on Saturday night.
“Witnesses told us that after the robber left the shop, he pulled his knife on a taxi driver, forcing him to take him across the border.
“We contacted our AGS colleagues and alerted them to the unfolding situation and they were able to locate the taxi near Muff.
“The suspect was arrested and is in Garda custody this morning. A sum of money was also recovered from the vehicle.
“We understand that the taxi driver was assaulted during his ordeal and required eight staples to a head wound.
“I would like to thank all of those witnesses who were able to provide information that allowed police services on both sides of the border to liaise quickly and effectively to bring about this arrest.”Tags: